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Will indoor tanning cause any health problems other than skin cancer, like ovarian cancer?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Aging and death

Indoor tanning is paying someone to cause you skin cancer and make you age faster! skin cancer is not to be taken lightly--it is the number one cause of death in young people under the age of 30.
Also, once the damage is done you can't undo it. Your skin has memory and will remember every sunburn or uv tanning assault. The damage starts young and accumulates over time.

In brief: Aging and death

Indoor tanning is paying someone to cause you skin cancer and make you age faster! skin cancer is not to be taken lightly--it is the number one cause of death in young people under the age of 30.
Also, once the damage is done you can't undo it. Your skin has memory and will remember every sunburn or uv tanning assault. The damage starts young and accumulates over time.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Don't do indoor tan

Sunless indoor tanning is bad enough with the risk of skin cancer and the aging damage to the face.
You don't need more evidence of other tumors in the body to stop this recreational activity. I am not aware of ovarian cancer being linked to indoor tanning.

In brief: Don't do indoor tan

Sunless indoor tanning is bad enough with the risk of skin cancer and the aging damage to the face.
You don't need more evidence of other tumors in the body to stop this recreational activity. I am not aware of ovarian cancer being linked to indoor tanning.
Dr. Ronald Shelton
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Tanning =Early aging

Ironically, in an effort to look more beautiful at a young age, people who tan with uv lights increase their risk of skin cancers and dramatically worsen the aging of their skin.
This photo aging is dramatically worsened by smoking as well. As someone who works hard to rejuvenate faces later in life...Stop the tanning now and save yourself some trouble later!

In brief: Tanning =Early aging

Ironically, in an effort to look more beautiful at a young age, people who tan with uv lights increase their risk of skin cancers and dramatically worsen the aging of their skin.
This photo aging is dramatically worsened by smoking as well. As someone who works hard to rejuvenate faces later in life...Stop the tanning now and save yourself some trouble later!
Dr. Mike Bowman
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